Privacy Policy

The following statement discloses the privacy practices for the Fistula Foundation website, and for all donations collected both online and offline. Questions regarding this statement should be directed to

Email Addresses

Our website does not automatically recognize your email address. If you communicate with us by email or give us your email address, we may send you periodic email updates. If you do not want to receive email updates, contact us at the above address, or follow the instructions at the bottom of any email update that you receive.

Personal Information

You do not have to provide any personal information on our website unless you choose to do so.

We ask for your name, address, and email in conjunction with several forms and questionnaires that appear on our website. Where indicated, we collect this information and put you on our mailing list for periodic updates about issues relevant to Fistula Foundation.

If you wish to make a donation in honor of or in memory of someone, we promise not to use the information you give us about that individual for any other purpose.

We do not sell or share email addresses, postal addresses or telephone numbers of our donors or other individuals on our mailing list.

If you choose to share your Twitter handle with us, we will send a tweet to thank you and may respond to a specific note that you wrote to us when making a donation. Please know that we may occasionally communicate with you in this medium from time to time.

This site has links to other websites whose privacy policies may differ from ours. Fistula Foundation is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other websites.

Your privacy is very important to us. If you feel that your privacy has been violated or that Fistula Foundation has misused your information in any way, please contact us at

Security Measures

The Foundation is committed to actively protecting the security of our donor information. The Foundation does not release the names or other information of our donors to anyone for any reason without the express permission of that donor. We never have and will not provide our list of donors to other individuals or organizations. Further, we have a digital firewall to protect our database. The data provided to our server is encrypted. If you have any further questions about our security policy and procedures please call us at 408 249-9596 or email us at